A delicacy in many countries, skate is a protein rich food low in cholesterol, sodium and fats. With a mild, ocean flavor and texture similar to a scallop, skate is traditionally pan fried in brown butter served and capers. 1 portion is 16 oz (1 lb). We recommend 8 oz per person.
Skate is regularly wild-caught by New England fishermen. Landed from Maine to North Carolina (mainly from MA and RI), skate is available year-round. Skate is a smart seafood choices because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under US regulations. Fishing rate for skate is at recommended levels.